William C. Hillbauer, Jr., passed peacefully into our Lord’s presence on July 3, 2016. The third child of William and Irene Hillbauer, he was born in Hialeah, Florida, on February 11, 1930. Billy graduated from Andrew Jackson Senior High School and then attended the University of Miami on a musical scholarship for trombone. After graduating from Emory University with his dental degree, Billy practiced orthodontics in his home state for almost fifty years. He served as a captain in the United States Army in the dental corps. He is preceded in death by his father William, mother Irene, and sister Yvonne Grove. He is survived by Suzanne Hillbauer; his children Jennifer Walter (Richard), Kimberly Hillbauer Kopp, Suzie Rizzardi (Keith), Kurt Hillbauer, Darlene Skidmore (Robert), Rebecca Furrer, Karen Whitely, and Chris Hillbauer; his grandchildren Mackenzie Canganelli, Will Rizzardi, Lily Rizzardi, Ava Rizzardi, Ashley Love, Victoria Skidmore, Dean Furrer, Heather Furrer, and Kristen Geary; and his sisters Violet Sizemore and Pauline Gillette. A graveside service is being held at Woodlawn Cemetery (3260 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135 305-445-5425) on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremation 954 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala 352-236-5884.
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